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North Oldham

  • Football: North Oldham dominates OC in 35-point win

    GOSHEN – One program is building for the future, laying the foundation for better days.

    The other program is playing for the here and now, out to win a district title and possibly compete for more.

    It was obvious which program was which Friday night at Mustang Stadium.

    North Oldham’s talented and veteran team had its way with a rebuilding Oldham County squad, beating the Colonels 42-7 in a dominating performance.

  • Football: North hosts OC Friday

    Oldham County and North Oldham’s three-year series has gone to the smaller school each time.

    North’s Mustangs, who play in Class 4A, have beaten the Class 6A Colonels in all three meetings, including a 31-28 win last August in Buckner.

    The teams will play their annual game at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Goshen. It will be the season opener for North, while OC comes in 0-1.

    Continuing the winning streak is a point of pride for the Mustangs, senior wing back Arien Beasley said.

  • Volleyball: Road to Region 8 crown goes through District 29

    Oldham County schools have dominated Region 8 volleyball since regions were redrawn in 2003.

    North Oldham, Oldham County or South Oldham has won the region every year since that time, with OC taking the crown last season.

    With OC and North both in the preseason top 15 and South getting better, South coach Amy Grimm expects that District 29 dominance to continue in 2014.

    “Of course the three best teams in our region are in Oldham County,” Grimm said. “It’s North, South and OC every year.

  • Girls soccer: Lady Mustangs dominate Holy Cross

    GOSHEN – North Oldham and Holy Cross (Louisville) played in a hazy, muggy soccer sauna Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Mustangs handled the conditions well, dominating the Cougars in a 7-0 home win in what would be the final game of the Mustang Classic.

    Inclement weather canceled the consolation and championship games that were to be played that night.

    North and Holy Cross played four 20-minute quarters with 10-minute water breaks in between each.

  • Volleyball: North handles Lady Eagles

    GOSHEN – North Oldham got a breather Monday after four straight five-set matches to start the year.

    The Lady Mustangs overpowered visiting North Bullitt to win their third match of the season, 3-0 (25-13, 25-8, 25-7).

    The win included a 14-0 North Oldham run in the first set after it trailed 10-9 at one point.

    Monday’s win was the first home victory in first-year coach Brett Versen’s tenure. The Lady Mustangs are 3-2 and have won their last three matches.

  • Boys golf: North repeats as Bulldog Classic champ

    North Oldham posted a team score of 300 (+12) Saturday to win the 2014 Bulldog Classic at Lindsey Golf Course at Fort Knox.

    The Mustangs defended their title by beating runner-up St. Henry by 22 strokes.

    North's Mason Lenhart earned second medalist, shooting a 71 (-1).

    Following him was Tyler Reller, who shot a 73 (+1).

    Next for the Mustangs were Michael Vissing (77, +5), Josh Maier (79, +7) and Crosby Cameron (85, +13).
     

  • Football: Severe weather causes cancellations of two county games

    BUCKNER – Going into Friday night, the biggest threat to area high school football games looked like it would be rising heat indexes.

    But a thunderstorm blew through the region at about 6:30 p.m., causing games with 7:30 starts to be delayed.

    Lingering lightning then led to cancellations of several games, including two involving county teams.

  • Boys golf: North wins tri-match

    PROSPECT – North Oldham shot a nine-hole 158 (+14) to take a tri-match against Oldham County and South Oldham Thursday at Nevel Meade Golf Course.

    North’s Mason Lenhart shot the day’s best round, firing a 37 (+1). Next were Tyler Reller (39 +3) and Michael Vissing and Crosby Cameron (41, +5).

    OC (178, +34) edged out South (179, +35) for second place.

    Grant Larimore led the Colonels with a 42 (+6). Following Larimore were Michael Brown (43, +7), Grayson Willard (44, +8) and Matthew Crobmie (49, +13).

  • Field hockey preview: Sport is KHSAA-sponsored for first time

    North Oldham and South Oldham have been playing field hockey for awhile but this year both schools will compete for a KHSAA title for the first time.

    The state’s high school sports governing body announced earlier this year that field hockey will be an officially sponsored fall sport, starting this season.

    That move will hopefully create growth in the number of teams competing across the state, North coach Michelle Dixon said.

  • North Oldham football preview: Mustangs set lofty goals for 2014

    GOSHEN – North Oldham players and coaches are keeping no secrets about their goals for this season.

    The Mustangs think they have a team that can overcome defending state champion Collins in their district and then make a deep playoff run.

    “We’re always shooting for that state championship and I feel like this year we know this is our last year to do it, so everyone’s stepping up their game a lot more,” senior wide receiver Matt Clark said. “There’s a lot more competing for spots in practice.